tex not found

John E. Garrott Sr johnga at primenet.com
Fri Nov 24 18:25:55 PST 2000


richard at reika.demon.co.uk wrote:
> 
> Misquoted from Duraid on Fri, Nov 24, 2000 at 09:49:37PM -0500:
> > trying to compile gpm im getting an errot
> > tex command not found how do i fix this?
> >
> 
> 
> If you do not have gawk:
> ln -s mawk gawk
> 
> If you are using glibc-2.2:
> echo -e "/errno.h/ a\\\\\n#include <linux/limits.h>   /* OPEN_MAX */" |
>      sed -f - special.c >special.c~
> mv            special.c~ special.c
> 
> Get rid of the dependance on tex:
> ./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc
> cd doc
> sed -e "s/TEX = tex/TEX = :/" -e s/dvips/:/ \
>     -e "s/gawk -f \\\$/: -f \\$/" <Makefile >Makefile~
> mv Makefile~ Makefile
> cd ..
> 
> You should now be able to: make && make install
> 
> Has anyone installed tex?
> Has anyone investigated --with-gpm when configuring ncurses?
> 
> Richard
> 
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I had no problems installing tex.  I cheated slightly.
I got the sources from the Slackware source tree and
modified their build script to do the install.  Worked
fine.

John

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